LME:LEARN - Large Marine Ecosystems

Sustainable Management of Bycatch in Latin America and Caribbean Trawl Fisheries (REBYC-II LAC)

Enhanced management of bycatch and conservation of ‘blue forest’ habitats in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) bottom/shrimp trawl fisheries through effective public and private sector partnership and adoption of best practices that support sustainable livelihoods.


Caribbean Sea (LME)

Americas,Caribbean,Central America,SIDS (Americas),South America,SIDS,Small island developing States

General information
GEF ID 5304
Project type Full-Sized Project
Project Status IA Approved
Start Date 23 Mar 2015
End Date 30 Apr 2018
Project documents
Project Information
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project USD 5,800,000
Total Cost of the project: USD 22,862,500
Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, - Regional

Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

Autoridad Nacional de Acuicultura y Pesca (AUNAP)
Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras (INVEMAR), Colombia
Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación (SAGARPA), Mexico